Slowly getting swallowed by plants and vines this former US Steel SW9 sits in the back of National Railway Equipment's Dixmoor facility awaiting an uncertain future.
Permian Basin Regional Training Center's Alco S2 sits in the early morning light. There are two Alco S2's captive at the facility for training first responders.
LRPA's newest locomotive and I think only one with their reporting marks sits dormant on a Sat afternoon.
The Central RR of New Jersey Terminal, also know as Comminpaw Terminal and Jersey City Terminal, was constructed in 1889 and was in service until 1967. The terminal was served by the Central RR of... (more)
Long gone are the glory days of the Dauntless Mine at the base of Mt. Sherman near Fairplay, CO. Many structures of the mine and its settlement are in ruins as is the mining railroad that once op... (more)
One of the two remaining gas turbine locomotives sit on display with UP 6936.
In the small town of Avalon, Wi rests this nicely painted locomotive at the Gavilon Grain facility. This locomotive has managed to maintain it's number since starting as BN 7161 then becoming BNS... (more)
An ex-Conrail SW8 calls a scrap yard on Chicago's south side home. It's spray painted MM2 is for the scrap yards former operator Midwest Metallics. If you look close you will see the stripes showi... (more)
This locomotive looks like it may have been involved in some sort of grade crossing collision based on the damage. Looks to have at least a new plow installed.
CBQ SW7 9255 pulls the Nebraska Zephyr and CNW F7(A) 411 into the UP's Belvidere Yard on in it's way back to the Illinois Railway Museum in Union after Train Festival 2011 in Rock Island. It's her... (more)
A lot of things are happening at EMD these days. New construction is happening on the property as EMDX 92 sits without a prime mover while new demonstrator EMDX 1206 sits connected to what I think... (more)
AMTK 593 is one of two newly delivered Genset units for Amtrak that just arrived at Chicago Union Station.
The sun peaks out for a moment to shine on one of four SD60MAC's produced that were tested by the BN in the 90's. This one is now used for testing purposes at the EMD LaGrange plant.
The Norfolk & Western heritage unit poses under the lights during the night photo session of the Fourth of July.
This little GE 45-ton basks in the morning light and serves the ADM facility in Brookston, Indiana.